Director of Operations, Joe Hudson's Collision CEnters
DJ Mitchell, 27, has been in the collision repair industry since his teens. He started working in his father’s body shop over the summers sweeping floors and sanding school buses. Upon graduating high school, he moved to Orlando to attend the University of Central Florida. While in school, DJ worked for a local luxury dealership as a combination technician. DJ eventually moved into management working for one of the Big Four. Roughly four years ago, DJ and his father, Dave, founded Car Guys Collision Repair, which operates 13 locations throughout the North Central Florida, Lakeland, and Tampa Areas. The Mitchell's sold the operation to Joe Hudson's Collision Centers in 2018, and DJ retained management of his original locations. DJ is an online columnist for FenderBender.